Epi Pen - Recall notice 4/6/17

To the Parents/Guardians of FUSD students with Epi Pens: box of pens

 

A recall notice has been reported by the Mylan Company that there have been incidences outside of the United States where Epi-Pens have been found to fail to activate or have been difficult to activate.   http://newsroom.mylan.com/2017-03-31-Mylan-Provides-Update-on-Meridian-Medical-Technologies-a-Pfizer-Company-Expanded-Voluntary-Worldwide-Recall-of-EpiPen-R-Auto-Injector

                               

The Epi Pen auto injectors with the lot numbers noted below have been recalled which may be affected by this defect. 

 

Please check your Epi-Pens at home to see if they have one of the listed lot numbers.  Lot number and expiration date for the Epi-Pens can be located on the outside of the box.  Mylan will be providing replacements as noted on the website listed below.

 

School site staff will be reviewing the Epi-Pens you have provided for your students at school and contacting you to have them replaced if needed.

 

U.S. Impacted Lots:

Product/Dosage

NDC Number

Lot Number

Expiration Date

EpiPen Jr 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.15 mg

49502-501-02

5GN767

April 2017

EpiPen Jr 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.15 mg

49502-501-02

5GN773

April 2017

EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg 

49502-500-02

5GM631

April 2017

EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg 

49502-500-02

5GM640

May 2017

EpiPen Jr 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.15 mg

49502-501-02

6GN215

September 2017

EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg

49502-500-02

6GM082

September 2017

EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg

49502-500-02

6GM072

September 2017

EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg

49502-500-02

6GM081

September 2017

EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg

49502-500-02

6GM088

October 2017

EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg

49502-500-02

6GM199

October 2017

EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg

49502-500-02

6GM091

October 2017

EpiPen 2-Pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg

49502-500-02

6GM198

October 2017

EpiPen 2-pak® Auto-Injectors, 0.3 mg

49502-500-02

6GM087

October 2017

 

If you have any questions, please contact:

 

Cheryl Knight RN, PNP

Health Services Coordinator,

Office of Student Support Services

(510) 657-2350, Ext 12487

cknight@fremont.k12.ca.us

 

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